Archive for June 28th, 2009

The Smoot-Hawley Provision In Cap-And-Trade

It’s certainly not going to shock you to learn that the House version of the cap-and -trade global warming legislation contains a surprise. Remember it’s 1200 pages long and precious few have read it in its entirety. The NYT notes that there is an explosive anti-trade provision that was slipped in at the last minute […]

Inventing Our Way To Prosperity

I’m not a big fan of Thomas Friedman but I must say I was taken by his opinion piece in the NYT today. In it Friedman argues that the way out of the mess we find ourselves in is to invent and innovate. Here from the Times is the essence of what he has to […]